Welcome to Donna DeSimone's Website

Welcome to Donna DeSimone's Website

Welcome to Donna DeSimone's WebsiteWelcome to Donna DeSimone's WebsiteWelcome to Donna DeSimone's Website
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Dance Bulletin

 

***Students Please take Note***



Sunday March 8th   "CLUB NIGHT" 

March Madness Dance

Host, Instructor & DJ 

Donna DeSimone

Sons of Italy 2075 Deer Park Ave, Deer Park NY


Music mix of

 Latin, Hustle, West Coast Swing, Country two step,

 some smooth

Free Intermediate West Coast Swing lesson from 

6:30pm-7:15pm 

 Cash Bar, Light snacks ,open dancing from 

7:15pm-10:30pm   Flyer below  $20


 

**New Beginner Hustle class starting in April on Tuesday 8:30pm

at Attitudes in Motion, Old Bethpage Location

more details to follow...



Class Schedule

Attitudes in Motion 756 Old Bethpage Rd. Old Bethpage NY 11804

2020 Dance Schedule


  MONDAY & FRIDAY 

  Private lessons by appointment only.


TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY & SUNDAY group classes held at:

Attitudes in Motion Dance Studio

756 Old Bethpage Rd. Old Bethpage NY 11804

Private lessons available from 4:30pm-7:30pm


Tuesdays: 7:30pm-8:30pm  Intermediate Hustle

Tuesday : Advanced Hustle Performance Team practice 

 

Wednesday: 7:45pm-8:45pm Inter/Advanced Hustle, 

  Wednesday: 8:45pm-10:00pm: Intermediate/Advanced West Coast Swing


Sunday Private lessons available from 10:00am-1:00pm

and 3:45pm-4:45pm


 Sunday:  1:00pm-2:15: Advanced Hustle

Sunday: 2:30pm-3:30pm: Intermediate Country Two Step 

 

THURSDAY

Excalibur Dance Studio, 290 Broad Hollow Rd. Melville NY 11747 

Exit 49 North corner of Rt 110 & LIE North Service Road in

 Bank of America Building Lower level


Thursday: Privates from 4:45pm-7pm call for appointment. 

7:00pm-8:00pm: Advanced Beginner Hustle

8:00pm-9:00pm: Advanced Beginner West Coast Swing









Group & Private class Rates

Privates lessons by appointment only in all locations. Need 48 hr notice of all cancellations or will be charged for lesson.

Private lesson 55 mins.

1 person private: $75.00

2 person private $80.00

 Group class is $15.00 pay as you go.

Group class discount: take 2 classes at regular price of $15.00 in one week all classes after that is $10.00. Group lessons run from 1 hour -1  hr 15 mins.



Event Flyers

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Short Bio

Full Bio on request

  

Donna has been teaching dance since 1976. Her knowledge of Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Lyric, Broadway Theater, Ballroom and Marital Arts has greatly influenced her Hustle & West Coast dancing with an athletic elegant style.

Donna Competed in Ballroom for 8 years and has many amateur and professional titles in Hustle, American & International Ballroom including USBC American Rhythm Champion.

Donna went on to choreograph for dance tours to China, Italy, Florida, Hershey Park, Carnegie Hall (“Cole Porter’s 100th Birthday Celebration” and “An invitation to Dance” with the NY Pops Orchestra). You can also see her on Cable TV “Touch Dancing” with Alfonzo.

Currently Donna resides on Long Island NY where she teaches dance and runs monthly Hustle, West Coast Swing and Ballrooms dances under the name “The DancXchange” in Suffolk and Nassau counties.

Since 1993 Donna has been the Ballroom Entertainment Director and agent for the “Stardust Dance Weekends”  and Stardust Cruises. 

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Donna DeSimone holds many Championship Dance Competition Titles and is the recipient of Numerous Awards for her contribution to the Art of Dance

Her Credits include Theater work, television work, Choreography, and Event Production. Donna has a Lifetime of experience to share

Performing Arts Instructor in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Musical Theater for over 3 decades. Dance expert  in the Social Dances of Ballroom, Latin, Hustle and West Coast Swing. Entertainment Director for Stardust Dance Weekends since 1993.

Full Bio on request

Accomplishments Highlights

Championship Titles

1985 Virginia State Amateur Rhythm Champion

1986 USBC Rhythm Champion

1990 1st Place Zachary's Dance Contest: Mambo

1991  1st Place: Tri-State Dance Championships : Hustle/Mambo

2002 Swing Fling Hustle & West Coast Swing 1st Place

2005-2006 1st Place Professional Just Hustle :

 "World Hustle Championships" Hustle Congress

2006 1st Place Theater Arts Hustle : "Hustle Congress"

Team Competition

2006 1st Place: Hustle Congress Team Challenge 


2010 1st Place Hustle Congress :

Long Island Dance Force Hustle Champions


2017 1st Place Hustle Congress: Long Island Swustle Team

Awards

In appreciation for taking Social Dancing to a new caliber and your promotion of it by example to the Hustle World at large. For your iconic presence in the World of Dance.


2007 IHSC: "Augie & Margo Rodriquez Award presented by Billy Fajardo & Katie Marlow


2010 Hustle Congress: " Inspirational Icon Award" presented by Lori Brizzi


2011 World Hustle: " Christopher M. Nardone Award" presented by Diane Nardone.


2017 Dance Talk Magazine on line poll won title of "Favorite Female Hustle dancer" 


2018 Stardust Ballroom Productions: 25 Years of Service for Outstanding vision, dedication, and commitment to excellence


2018 Disco America "Hall of Fame Award"

Presented by Donna Boyle & Joyce Szili


2019 Dance Talk Magazine voted

 " All Time Favorite Hustle Dancer"

Dance Events, Weekends & Destinations

DancXchange Club Night Dance

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Monthly Sunday Dance Social

Host, Instructor & DJ Donna DeSimone

Playing Latin, Ballroom, Hustle, West Coast Swing & Country Two Step

Complimentary 45 min Intermediate Hustle lesson from 6:30pm-7:15pm

Dance: 7:15pm-10:30pm

Admission $20.00 includes:

Cash bar, Convenient location with plenty of free parking, Snacks: Fruit bowl, cheese platter, Veggie platter, dessert, coffee, tea & more.

Meet & Greet Social dance mixer

2020 Dates:

March 8th, No dance in April, May 3rd: co-host Louis Del Prete, June 7th, July 12th, August 9th, September 13th, October 11th, November 8th, December 13th


Stardust Dance Weekends

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All inclusive Ballroom Dance weekend 

121st Weekend Getaway

Friday- Sunday April 3rd-5th 2020

Rooms starting at $495 double occupancy , your rate includes

Overnight Accommodations

7 meals, Champagne Cocktail party, Wine Reception

Open bar Cocktail Party & Smorgasbord

Special 5 course Dinner -Saturday Night

Over 50 Dance workshops

Dancing during Lunch & Dinner

Night & Day Dancing to 4 Great DJ's

Top Nightclub Entertainment each night with Louis Del Prete and his band

Theme Hollywood Glamour-Black tie


mention Donna DeSimone when booking your reservation

 

845 794-4982

www.stardustdance.com

Stardust Dance Caribbean Cruise

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All inclusive Ballroom Dance Cruise Dance XVII

10 Night : Western/Northern Caribbean Cruise

Departing from Ft. Lauderdale, FL

February 4th-14th 2020

Fares starting at only $930.00

 Over 50 hours of workshops

35 hours of planned social dancing

Fabulous meals & buffets

Broadway shows, Theme Nights

Dance hosts for single ladies and more!


please mention Donna DeSimone when registering.

845 794-4982

www.stardustdance.com

Stardust Destination Cruise III

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 Stardust 2020 Destination Cruise

September 4th-13th 2020

8 Days /7 Night Cruise & 3 Day /2 Night Land .

Departure Port: Barcelona, Spain

Itinerary: Barcelona, Marseille, Savona, Napoli, Palermo, Ibiza 

Land Destination: 3 Days/2 nights in Barcelona, Spain


ALL Rates Inclusive Cruise/Hotel/Excursions

rates for double occupancy starting at $3,197

Deposit: $400 per person per cabin

Final balance Due May 22nd 2020

   Mention Donna DeSimone when booking your reservation 


email us: info@stardustdance.com

For complete brochures on all events

 call 800 537-2797 , Outside the US & Canada

 845-794-4707


Contact Us

Drop us a line!

Attitudes in Motion Dance Studio

756 Old Bethpage Rd.

Old Bethpage NY 11804


Donna DeSimone

756 Old Bethpage Road, Old Bethpage, New York 11804, United States

(516) 375-8498 dancxchange@yahoo.com